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Zsigmond Barasz
Number of games in database: 54
Years covered: 1906 to 1913

Overall record: +15 -18 =21 (47.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (17) 
    C84 C87 C68 C82 C65
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (6) 
    C84 C87 C98
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (12) 
    C84 C78 C90 C86 C88
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (8) 
    C84 C90 C86 C88 C87
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(born 1878, died May-28-1935, 57 years old) Hungary

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Zsigmond Barasz was Hungarian champion in 1911 (=Zoltan Von Balla). He passed away in Budapest in 1935.

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 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 54  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Tartakower vs Z Barasz  ½-½361906DSB-15.Kongress-BD55 Queen's Gambit Declined
2. Z Barasz vs G V R Exner 1-02719061st Hungarian ChampionshipC62 Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense
3. Reti vs Z Barasz 1-0611907SzekesfehervarD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
4. Z Barasz vs J Szekely 1-04419072nd Hungarian National TtC63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
5. Z Barasz vs J Engler  1-0241908Prague-BB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
6. Z Barasz vs M Lowcki  1-0421910Hauptturnier-BC49 Four Knights
7. K Geus vs Z Barasz  0-1491910Hauptturnier-BA00 Uncommon Opening
8. C Thoenes vs Z Barasz  1-0521910Hauptturnier-BC86 Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack
9. Z Barasz vs F Chalupetzky  ½-½351911BudapestC98 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
10. Z Barasz vs Reti 1-0461911Main Tt Hun Chess FedC66 Ruy Lopez
11. Z Barasz vs Breyer  0-1531912Temesvar (Hungary)C82 Ruy Lopez, Open
12. L Merenyi vs Z Barasz  0-1331912TemesvarC46 Three Knights
13. K Havasi vs Z Barasz  ½-½811912TemesvarC90 Ruy Lopez, Closed
14. Yates vs Z Barasz  ½-½421912Bad PistyanC90 Ruy Lopez, Closed
15. Z Barasz vs Teichmann  0-1601912Bad PistyanC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
16. Duras vs Z Barasz 1-0301912Bad PistyanC68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange
17. K Sterk vs Z Barasz  ½-½321912Bad PistyanC88 Ruy Lopez
18. Z Barasz vs E Cohn  ½-½191912Bad PistyanC87 Ruy Lopez
19. P F Johner vs Z Barasz  1-0491912Bad PistyanC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
20. Z Barasz vs Marshall 1-0591912Bad PistyanC64 Ruy Lopez, Classical
21. Z von Balla vs Z Barasz  ½-½261912Bad PistyanC87 Ruy Lopez
22. Z Barasz vs Alapin  0-1691912Bad PistyanC14 French, Classical
23. Leonhardt vs Z Barasz  0-1771912Bad PistyanC48 Four Knights
24. Z Barasz vs Hromadka  1-0611912Bad PistyanC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
25. Schlechter vs Z Barasz 1-0491912Bad PistyanD05 Queen's Pawn Game
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Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-12-04  Calchexas: Another "best/worst name, depending on who you ask and when you ask it" contender.

I just really hope that this guy's surname is NOT pronounced the way it looks.

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  Benzol: Zsigmond Barasz
Born circa 1877
Died 28th May 1935 in Budapest
He was joint Hungarian champion with
Zoltan Von Balla in 1911.
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  wordfunph: known for his contribution in Budapest Defence 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e5.

may he rest in peace.

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